Ginsburg Construction Updates

Project Summary


Planned for a Spring 2024 opening and located at University Park Campus, USC Viterbi’s 116,000 square-foot Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Human-Centered Computation Hall will integrate all of our computer science programs into a transformative seven-story structure that will:

  • Advance USC Viterbi’s role in improving and benefiting society through areas including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics
  • Attract the best students and faculty by creating an environment in which they flourish
  • Serve as a living laboratory that supports USC’s commitment to sustainability, health, and well-being
  • Set the bar for USC’s zero-energy emission as the first LEED Platinum certified building at USC
  • Engineer a better world for all humanity

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Key Dates


Nov

2021

Construction began in November 2021

  • Site demarcation, Fencing, and Construction Trailers are set in place.
  • Pedestrian Routes outline by USC Transportation
  • Rerouting of traffic on Downey Way with one-way traffic at the Vermont Gate
Aug

2022

  • Re-opening of Downey Way (at Guard booth) to one-way traffic
  • Re-opening of Downey Street Parking garage

Three Week Look Ahead


Aug

2022

The contractor remains in the 4-day work week from now through November 8, 2022 for the foundation work that is a risk to cause vibration.

Aug

2022

After foundation is complete the contractor will revert to the standard 5-day workweek for the start of structural steel and the balance of construction.

Aug

2022

The construction tower crane is anticipated to arrive toward the end of August and will require a 1-day shutdown of Downey Way. This will be coordinated with the affected buildings and Transportation.

Note: Construction Site is closed to all visitors. If a site visit is necessary, contact Tim Cowell, 213-247-2643, or tcowell@usc.edu for Information regarding site access.

Near Future


TBD

2022

Crane foundation to be put in place

TBD

2022

Shoring handrail began 1/24 and will continue until complete

Published on December 15th, 2021

Last updated on August 1st, 2022